“Rising Star 2017” in processing of cast Al by Refill Friction Stir Spot Welding process, Automotive Engineering Expo 2017, Nurenberg, 2017
“Innovation Star 2015” in joining technique category for Refill Friction Stir Spot Welding process, Automotive Engineering Expo 2015, Nurenberg, 2015
Best Paper Award 2016 of the "Joining of Plastics and Composites Special Interest Group" for the paper: “PRELIMINARY ANALYTICAL MODELING OF HEAT INPUT IN FRICTION RIVETING", Sergio T. Amancio Filho, Jorge F. dos Santos, at ANTEC 2016 -Annual Technical Conference of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), Indianapolis, USA, 23rd May 2016.
“Early Career Researcher’s Competition 2013” for best PhD thesis (Winner: Dr. Lucian A. Blaga, supervised PhD Student)” for the work “Friction Riveting of Glass Fibre Reinforced Lightweight Emergency Bridges Network Group for Composites in Construction (NGCC), 10th-12th September 2013, Belfast, UK
“Airbus PhD Day 2012’s speaker award (Runner-up: Dr.-Ing. Julie Altmeyer, supervised PhD student) for the work “Fundamental characteristics of friction riveted multi-material joints: effect of process parameters on joint formation and performance, 22nd October 2012, Getafe, Spain
Henry Granjon Prize 2009 of the International Institute of Welding Category A: Joining and Fabrication Technology (Prof. Dr.-Ing. S. Amancio), Singapore.
Nordmetall Prize 2008 of the Northern German Association of Metal and Electric Industry for the best PhD thesis in 2007of the state of Hamburg (Prof. Dr.-Ing. S. Amancio), Hamburg, Germany.
Best Graduate Student Presentation Award of the "Joining of Plastics and Composites Special Interest Group" for the paper: “FricRiveting a new technique for joining thermoplastics to lightweight alloys” (S. Amancio), at ANTEC 2008 -Annual Technical Conference of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), Milwaukee, USA, 3rd May 2008.
Best Paper Award 2014 of the "Joining of Plastics and Composites Special Interest Group" for the paper: “FRICTION STAKING: A NOVEL STAKING JOINING METHOD FOR HYBRID STRUCTURES, André B. Abibe, Jorge F. dos Santos, Sergio T. Amancio Filho, at ANTEC 2014 -Annual Technical Conference of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), Las Vegas, USA, 29th May 2014.
Best Poster Award at the 26th Polymer Processing Society Annual Meeting: Second Place with the work entitled “A.Abibe, S. Amancio, J.F. dos Santos, E. Hage, Jr., Processing and analysis of a new joining method for polymer-metal hybrid structures”, Banff Centre, Calgary, Canada, 4th July 2010.
Henry Granjon Prize 2016 of the International Institute of Welding. Winner: Dr.-Ing. Seyed M. Goushegir. Category A: Joining and Fabrication Technology (Friction Spot Joining), Melbourne, Australia.
“2015 GHTC ALUMNI IN DALLAS”, award in Lightweight Design, prize of Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) for GHTC® Alumni to present the Friction Spot Joining (http://www.research-in-germany.org/en/campaigns-and-activities/ghtc-award/2015-ghtc-meets-gtai/Amancio.html ) at CAMX 2015, 29th October 2019, Dallas, USA.
“German High Tech Champions 2013 in Lightweight Design”, award in the category joining technology (http://www.research-in-germany.org/en/campaigns-and-activities/ghtc-award/2013-lightweight-design-v2/Amancio.html), Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and Fraunhofer Institut, Munich, Germany.
»Raiser Innovation Award for Friction Welding« Category: Auszeichnung. S.T. Amancio-Filho, Friction Spot Joining of Lightweight Metals and Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Hybrid Structures”, Klaus Raiser GmbH, Munich, March 2011.
Joining of Metal-Composite Structures
“Rising Star, Category Joining Techniques“ Automotive Circle International, Automotive Engineering Expo 2015, Nürnberg, 9th June 2015.